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University of Environment and Sustainable Development

University of Environment and Sustainable Development (UESD-Ghana) is a newly established University at Trom-Somanya in the Yilo Krobo Municipality in the Eastern Region Ghana. The institution was established by the Government of Ghana (GoG) through the Ministry of Education so that there will be an equitable “access for all” in Ghana. The institution was a collaborative project between Ghana and the Italian Government


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Ghana digitised its address system: its failure offers lessons to other African countries creating smart cities

Ghanaians aren’t using the new ‘smart’ street address system which was intended to improve service delivery.
People walking next to traffic in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city. Photo by Kola Sulaimon/AFP via Getty Images

People living in African urban settings do a lot of walking: but their cities aren’t walkable

African city planners need to promote inclusive cities where residents are not captive walkers but walk because it is accessible, safe and pleasurable to do so.


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